NJ Assembly Votes To Halt Use Of Standardized TestsThe New Jersey State Assembly voted Monday to curtail the use of a controversial standardized test in the state’s schools, following a litany of concerns from parents.
New Jersey Man Watches As Sinkhole Wrecks Building At Florida ResortA New Jersey man Monday night recalled the terrifying experience of watching a building partially collapse into a sinkhole in a resort near Orlando, Fla.
Young Cancer Patients Express Gratitude Towards Valerie FundWCBS 880 has partnered with the Valerie Fund to support this Saturday's Valerie Fund Walk and JAG Physical Therapy Run, which will be held in Verona Park in Verona, New Jersey.
Valerie Fund Holds Camp Happy Times For Young Cancer PatientsAmong the Valerie Fund's programs is Camp Happy Times, a summer camp for current and former patients to get away and spend time with other survivors. 23-year-old cancer survivor Lashikeerah Walker spoke with Metaxas about the camp.
Parents Of Young Cancer Patients Find Patience At The Valerie FundThere are no age limits on the children the Valerie Fund will treat. Even the littlest of children can get cancer. Katie Mulcahy was only 14-months-old.
Families Of Young Cancer Patients Find Invaluable Support With The Valerie FundThis Saturday morning, WCBS 880 will be part of the Valerie Fund Walk and JAG Physical Therapy Run in Verona. The annual event is a fundraiser for the organization which supports the comprehensive health care needs of children with cancer and blood disorders.
Winter Storm Dumps Snow On Garden State, Knocks Out PowerThe northeastern part of the state was expected to get a foot or more of snow as the storm intensified overnight.
Former Verona, N.J., Mayor Gets 7 Years For Theft From Legal ClientsThe former mayor of Verona, N.J., has been sentenced to seven years in prison after pleading guilty to theft charges.
Valerie Fund Helps Young Cancer Patients Live More Normal LivesFor children with cancer and blood disorders, living a normal life is a challenge, but it's one eased by the people at the Valerie Fund, WCBS 880's John Metaxas reported.
Valerie Fund Inspires People To Fight Cancer, Blood DisordersThe Valerie Fund's help has inspired families and a whole town to come out and rally for the cause of fighting cancer and blood disorders, WCBS 880's John Metaxas reported.
Valerie Fund Inspires Young Cancer Patients To Seek Bright FuturesFor cancer patients who once saw darkness ahead, there is now light, and a bright future helping others. It's because of the help of the Valerie Fund, WCBS 880's John Metaxas reported.
Valerie Fund Inspires Teens With LeukemiaFor teenagers with leukemia, there is hope, and it comes from the Valerie Fund, as WCBS 880's John Metaxas found out.